Tag Archives: Valletta

Cathedral Ceiling

Mdina – Exploring Malta’s Ancient Citadel

In his latest blog post, Dale Dunlop, The Maritime Explorer, visits Mdina – Exploring Malta’s Ancient Citadel. If you are interested in dates and prices for this trip please check out our 6 DAY MALTA TOUR 

In the last post, we concluded our search for St. Paul in Malta at the small city of Rabat. In this post, we’ll walk on from Rabat into its sister city of Mdina to explore the cathedral, walk the narrow streets and enjoy the views of Malta from its high walls. Please join our Adventures Abroad group led by veteran tour leader Victor Romagnoli and local guide Chantelle Shaw on what promises to be an interesting couple of hours in this most interesting little country. Continue reading

St. Paul in the Sanctuary of St. Publius

Saint Paul in Malta

In his latest blog post, Dale Dunlop, The Maritime Explorer, searches for evidence of Saint Paul in Malta. If you are interested in dates and prices for this trip please check out our 6 DAY MALTA TOUR.


In the last post, our Adventures Abroad group led by Victor Romagnoli and local guide Chantelle Shaw visited the enigmatic cart track markings at Clapham Junction and came away no closer to the truth than thousands before us. The number of unsolved mysteries associated with this island nation are rapidly piling up. In this post, we are going to be on a little firmer ground as we go in search of evidence of Saint Paul in Malta. We’ll have the Bible as our chief reference source and every word of it is literally the Gospel truth, right? Please join us in a number of places where arguably the most important person in the New Testament after Jesus is known to have proselytized. Continue reading

St. Johns Cathedral Interior

Saint John Co-Cathedral, Valletta

In his latest blog post, Dale Dunlop, The Maritime Explorer, delves into the importance and beauty of Saint John Co-Cathedral, in Valletta the capital of Malta. If you are interested in dates and prices for this trip please check out our 6 DAY MALTA TOUR


In the last post on our Adventures Abroad journey to Malta our group began a walking tour of Valletta by entering through the main city gate and exploring parts of the city concluding at the Armoury in the Grandmaster’s Palace. However, there is much more to see in this smallest in area of all European capitals. Please join us as we continue our exploration of Valletta starting with the country’s most important church, Saint John Co-Cathedral. Continue reading

Three Tritons Fountain

Valletta – Malta’s Tiny, Amazing Capital City

Dale Dunlop, The Maritime Explorer, gives an intriguing insight into Valletta – Malta’s tiny, amazing capital city. If you are interested in dates and prices for this trip please check out our 6 DAY MALTA TOUR


In the last post from our whirlwind tour of Malta with Adventures Abroad, we took a boat cruise around Marsamxett and Grand Harbour getting a close up view of the famous forts that the Knights of St. John used to repel the Great Siege of Malta in 1565. It was a great way to start the trip and introduced us to Jean de Valette, the Grand Master of the order at the time of the siege and the principal architect of the successful defense. In this post, we’ll visit the Maltese capital of Valletta which was also the brainchild of this man and his enduring legacy to the world. Please join our small, but mighty group as we take a walking tour of this World Heritage Site. Continue reading

Colourful Boat

Grand Harbour Cruise – Malta from the Sea

Dale Dunlop, The Maritime Explorer, shares his experiences on the Grand Harbour Cruise, a boat tour of Malta from the sea. If you are interested in dates and prices for this trip please check out our 6 DAY MALTA TOUR


This is my third post from a recent Adventures Abroad trip to Malta which was led by veteran guide and our friend Victor Romagnoli. In the first post I described getting to Malta while managing the many Covid protocols in place between countries, airlines and even hotel chains. In the second I extolled the excellent variety of meals and the wines to go with them that we had on this trip that made it so much more than just a sight seeing excursion. In this post I’ll start the exploration of Malta with Victor by taking a boat cruise around Malta’s Grand Harbour, but first let me introduce our local guide and our driver. Continue reading